Cynthia Nixon Calls On Cuomo To Apologize For Mailer Calling Her Anti-Semitic


Cynthia Nixon Calls On Cuomo To Apologize For Mailer Calling Her Anti-Semitic

Nixon, the former star of "Sex and the City", is also fighting for better education.

The stakes are high for Mr. Cuomo even if he wins, according to Jeanne Zaino, professor of political science at Iona College in NY.

The email included multiple excerpts of news reports from 2010, detailing how Nixon was part of a group of approximately 200 American celebrities, including many Jews, who signed a letter advocating a boycott by Israeli actors, directors and playwrights of a new theater in Ariel, one of the largest Israeli settlements in the West Bank.

NY gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon called on her primary opponent, sitting Gov. Andrew Cuomo, to apologize for a mailer paid for by the state Democratic Party headed by Cuomo which questioned her support for issues important to Jewish voters.

The gubernatorial candidates weren't alone in last-minute barnstorming across the city.

"I am the mother of Jewish children", Nixon, who is raising her children Jewish, said in a statement late on Sunday.

Gov. Cuomo spent the day dodging reporters as questions mounted over links between his inner circle and efforts to smear challenger Cynthia Nixon with an anti-Semitic mailer.

Nixon also seemed to be gaining support for her stance on fixing the subways.

In the video, Schiff said that people in NY are "tired of the cynical, self-serving corporate Democrats" and that they want to see "courageous, honest Democrats".

"I know the polls are not showing it but we are feeling such momentum, such momentum not just in New York City but across the state", said Nixon.

Despite the attempts to to have the Post publish the accusation, which is central to the Democratic Party mailer that targeted 7,000 households, Cuomo has vehemently denied he knew about the mailer.

Cuomo's campaign said the "inappropriate" mailer was "wrong" and should not have gone out. Leecia Eve, a former Cuomo aide, was in fourth. Dealing with state corruption was the only issue that likely Democratic primary voters saw Nixon doing a better job on than Cuomo in the September 10 Siena poll, 42-39 percent. She later paired up with attorney general hopeful Zephyr Teachout in Manhattan. "It might be closer than he prefers, or the polls could be right for a change, but usually when they have spreads this big, things collapse down", Cunningham said.

The victor of the Democratic primary will face Republican Keith Wofford in the attorney general's race in the heavily blue state.